Hotel Haggis Hostels (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

Hotel Haggis Hostels (Edinburgh, United Kingdom)

About Haggis Hostels

Haggis Hostels Hostels operates its flagship hostel from the city centre of Edinburgh. With reasonable rates and a great view of Princes Street, this hostel encourages guests to get out there and explore. Room options include a standard shared room with mixed gender, male-only shared rooms, female-only shared rooms, private family rooms and four bed mixed gender dorms. All rooms feature international sockets and Wi-Fi. 24-hour reception, free tea and coffee, laundry services and a full kitchen and dining area. Towels and bedding are provided, as are lockers and secure storage. Airport pick-up can also be arranged at a competitive rate. The Haggis Hostels Hostel in Edinburgh offers a complimentary breakfast for all guests. Hostel guests will also find exclusive deals for drinks at local bars. A twice-daily free tour of Edinburgh may be arranged, as well as other city tours. Popular nearby destinations include Edinburgh Castle and the Palace of Holyroodhouse. The Scottish National Gallery is seven minutes' walk away, as is the Royal Mile.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby

  • Free WiFi

  • Pool

  • Spa

  • Parking

  • Pets

  • A/C

  • Restaurant

  • Hotel bar

  • Gym


5/3 West Register Street, EH2 2AA, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  9.3 / 10
  • Rooms
    Very good  8.1 / 10
  • Service
    Excellent  8.9 / 10

Positive Reviews


Staff is Wonderful.

Guests love the attentive, friendly demeanor of staff members. Staff are eager to recommend local restaurants and sights, and more than happy to arrange tours.


Shared Rooms are Fun.

Guests who frequent hostels rank the Haggis Hostel in Edinburgh among their top picks. They enjoy the shared rooms and the great camaraderie among travellers.


Excellent Location.

Guests remark that this hostel is ideally-situated. Most major attractions are walking distance away, and anything further can be reached by the extremely close Waverley railway station.

Negative Reviews


Unexpected Extra Fees.

Some guests have been unhappy to discover additional fees for checked bags. As of 2015, hostel management says bag storage is now free.


Wi-Fi is Not Free.

Wi-Fi is available in all rooms, but guests must pay a small fee to access the hostel's Wi-Fi network for 24 hours.


Follow the Rules.

Some guests mention that their deposits were forfeited for bringing unopened alcohol into rooms. Hostel rules are posted and management takes them seriously.

All amenities

Hotel facilities
  1. Arcade/Video games
  2. Express check-in
  3. Non-smoking rooms
  4. Computer with Internet
Room facilities
  1. Openable windows
  2. Television
  3. Hairdryer
  4. Central heating
Suitable for
  1. Gay-friendly

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 10:00


5/3 West Register Street , EH2 2AA , Edinburgh , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)5570036 | Fax: +44(131)5570036

Cleanliness policies

  • New safety protocols
  • Safe distance
  • Doctor on site

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